11 Mar 2016 Staff Writer
Malawi: Advancing the Best Interests of the Child in Decisions Relating to the I...

SALC is working with the Center for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) to advance best interests of children in decisions to incarcerate caregivers.  International guidelines recommend taking into account the best interests of the child in decisions relating to…

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02 Mar 2016 Staff Writer
Submission to CRC on Malawi...

Submission to the committee on the rights of the child regarding the government of Malawi’s combined third, fourth and fifth periodic In advance of the preparation of the list of issues for the Republic of Malawi’s periodic report to the…

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02 Feb 2015 Staff Writer
Botswana: Ending Discrimination in Adoption...

SALC supported a challenge to the Adoption of Children Act in Botswana, which permitted the adoption of a child born out of wedlock without the consent of the child’s father, regardless of the child’s best interests. SALC worked with the Botswana Network…

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24 Jul 2013 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: No justice for the poor: A preliminary study of enforcemen...

Globally, there has been an increase in the implementation of laws which limit the behaviour, actions and movements of persons in public spaces. This greatly impedes the lives and livelihoods of those living in poverty and further perpetuates discrimination of…

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13 Dec 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI: CHALLENGE TO EXECUTIVE POWER TO SENTENCE JUVENILES...

In Moyo v Republic, SALC is challenging in the Malawi Constitutional Court, Section 11(1) of the Children and Young Persons Act and Section 26 of the Malawi Penal Code, which grant the President of Malawi authority to sentence juveniles at his…

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07 May 2010 Staff Writer
SWAZILAND: SWAZILAND SUPREME COURT TO HEAR FREE PRIMARY EDUCATION CASE...

Johannesburg/Mbabane, 7 May 2010 – The Swaziland National Ex-Miners Workers Association will ask Swaziland’s newly established Supreme Court to rule that the Swazi government is constitutionally obliged to make free primary education available to every Swazi child.   Although Swaziland…

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